What state, county and municipal workers make

Excluding New York City, more than half a million state, county and municipal workers in New York made $29 billion in the fiscal year that ended on March 31, 2017, according to data provided by the Office of State Comptroller. That represents a 2.8 percent increase from the year before. Data for the 2015-16 year were also included in the table below.

You can also see this list of more than 500,000 government employees rounded up into a a database of more than 3,000 governmental units in New York State.

The data below, which cover active employees enrolled in the New York State and Local Retirement System, were obtained via a Freedom of Information Law request. You can read more here. This database was posted on Nov. 28, 2017.

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Name Employer name Amount Date Fiscal year Pension group
Name MATHIEU, FRANTZ R Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $97,140.28 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZKOLNIK, STEPHEN P Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $97,139.97 Date 03/12/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FILJONES, DENISE E Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $97,139.82 Date 06/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTHARI, DEEPAK J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $97,139.76 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENSLEY, DEBORAH M Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $97,138.54 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTON, LILLIAN M Employer name Westchester County Amount $97,137.89 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGELL, NANCY L Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $97,137.86 Date 11/08/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, LYNNA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $97,136.22 Date 07/30/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEWEY, DEBORAH M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $97,136.19 Date 12/13/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WACHOWIAK, CHRISTIAN S Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $97,135.27 Date 07/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURRAY, RACHEL R Employer name Department of Health Amount $97,135.06 Date 08/31/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRIEGER, ERIKA Employer name Department of State Amount $97,135.06 Date 02/26/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATION, COURTNEY W Employer name Department of State Amount $97,135.06 Date 05/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RICHARD A Employer name Department of State Amount $97,135.06 Date 05/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECO, SCOTT M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $97,135.06 Date 04/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLMAN, MAUREEN A. Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $97,135.06 Date 12/05/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANG, SHIHCHIN S Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $97,135.06 Date 01/18/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIANG, CHUNG-KUO Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $97,135.06 Date 12/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MORRIS E Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $97,135.06 Date 06/18/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELIYIANNIS, JAMES Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $97,135.06 Date 08/14/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARO, JOSEPH C Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $97,135.06 Date 07/06/1967 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GHANI, NASIM U Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $97,135.06 Date 12/05/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHERA, ROHIT Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $97,135.06 Date 05/12/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNDU, TAPAN K Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $97,135.06 Date 01/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIU, HUNG KWONG Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $97,135.06 Date 11/10/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRZA, MISBAHUDDIN K Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $97,135.06 Date 09/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, JAYANTI V Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $97,135.06 Date 06/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAJAKARUNA, JANITHA Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $97,135.06 Date 05/07/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAJBANSHI, BIMAL Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $97,135.06 Date 01/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, TRUMAN A Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $97,135.06 Date 01/14/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARASIAK, LEON J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $97,135.06 Date 10/23/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADOUR, CHRISTIAN D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $97,135.06 Date 02/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, BRENT B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $97,135.06 Date 01/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BHATTACHARYA, SHESHADRI Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $97,135.06 Date 12/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHALIL, SHAJU K Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $97,135.06 Date 02/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEERKOSKI, JAMES J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $97,135.06 Date 06/28/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QURESHI, TAHIR M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $97,135.06 Date 01/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROJAS, CARLOS I Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $97,135.06 Date 07/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGHESE, LIZY Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $97,135.06 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARUGHESE, MAYA Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $97,135.06 Date 02/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $97,135.06 Date 06/08/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACHARIA, JOSEPH P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $97,135.06 Date 10/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABDELSADEK, FAWZY I Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,135.06 Date 10/10/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANERJEE, DILIP K Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,135.06 Date 05/14/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARAMINTZOS, SIDERIS A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,135.06 Date 11/10/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, NIGEL N Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,135.06 Date 05/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALHOTRA, KAMAL K Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,135.06 Date 06/03/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, ANIT Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,135.06 Date 01/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMRAKHIANI, DEEPAK Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,135.06 Date 09/24/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHITOMIRSKY, ALEXANDER Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,135.06 Date 08/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMASCOLO, FRANK J Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $97,135.06 Date 10/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLEN, MICHAEL T Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $97,135.06 Date 06/04/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAY, WARREN W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,130.84 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, PETER C Employer name Dutchess County Amount $97,130.76 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, JOSEPH P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $97,129.28 Date 05/08/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STUART-HAREWOOD, ARLENE J Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $97,129.01 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLYNN, SIR W Employer name City of Rochester Amount $97,128.86 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JONES-HALL, NICOLA R Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $97,128.72 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGLIANO, CHERYL Employer name Bellmore UFSD Amount $97,127.24 Date 09/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRULISH, WAYNE P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,127.18 Date 01/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONTGOMERY, JOANN G Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $97,127.17 Date 10/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CACCIOLA, ROCCO N Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $97,126.64 Date 04/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISHBAUGH, KENNETH Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $97,124.30 Date 06/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADOLATO, FRANK S Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $97,123.57 Date 02/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTORE, RICHARD F, JR Employer name Irvington UFSD Amount $97,123.54 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SAW, YOUNG HYUN P Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $97,123.53 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREY, TYLER M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,122.86 Date 01/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BECKER, MAURA I Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $97,122.48 Date 12/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDEGRIFT, MARK A Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $97,122.16 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGOS, SANDRA I Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $97,121.99 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHRAUFSTETTER, KYLE V Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $97,120.55 Date 02/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PADUANO, LORI A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $97,119.52 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZERBO, NORA Employer name St Francis School For Deaf Amount $97,119.45 Date 10/17/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYER, DONNA P Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $97,119.11 Date 09/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEYTIA, NEREIDA Employer name Ulster County Amount $97,118.56 Date 09/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEBENOW, BRIAN R Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $97,118.26 Date 09/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIJIK, ROBERT Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $97,117.71 Date 09/09/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURCELL, SARAH A Employer name Natural Heritage Trust Amount $97,116.34 Date 06/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOEHRLEN, PATRICIA L Employer name Monroe County Amount $97,116.24 Date 09/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENWARDEN, BRENT H, III Employer name Monroe County Amount $97,116.22 Date 03/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTERVELT, SCOTT W Employer name Monroe County Amount $97,116.22 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, ROBERT T Employer name Massapequa Fire District Amount $97,115.69 Date 07/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, DAVID F, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $97,115.61 Date 01/10/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JEFFERY, DELBERT W Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,115.26 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YOE, DONOVAN S Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $97,114.35 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MWANZA, JANE L Employer name Pleasantville UFSD Amount $97,113.06 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IGLESIAS, KRISTEN L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $97,113.01 Date 08/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, JULIE ANN Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $97,112.26 Date 05/06/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBIERAJ, JASON R Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $97,111.68 Date 03/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSA, RICHARD V Employer name Waterfront Commis of NY Harbor Amount $97,110.90 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, SCOTT A Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $97,110.32 Date 05/02/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, ANA LORENA Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $97,109.20 Date 05/04/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOISVERT, RYAN A Employer name City of Watervliet Amount $97,108.80 Date 03/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DARESTA, PATRICIA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $97,108.30 Date 08/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RENEE E Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $97,107.49 Date 03/20/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATNO, RONALD W Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $97,107.32 Date 01/08/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA, PATRICK J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $97,106.96 Date 09/24/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ, ANDRE Employer name Westchester County Amount $97,106.61 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDNARSKI, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $97,105.32 Date 01/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, GAIL Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $97,104.91 Date 12/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System